NFPA Standard: NFPA 1031, Chapter 4, (2014)
Accredited: IFSAC: Yes NPQS: Yes
Prerequisites: Hazardous Materials - Awareness
Description: Fire Service Inspector I should be able to complete the following responsibilities and demonstrate the skills and knowledge that involves the preparation of correspondence and inspection reports, handling of complaints, and maintenance of records, as well as participation in legal proceedings and maintenance of an open dialogue with the plan examiner and emergency response personnel. They should also be able to complete duties that involve fire safety inspections of new and existing structures and properties for construction, occupancy, fire protection, and exposures, means of egress, determine proper requirements for the storage of flammable and hazardous materials, safe operation of equipment and processes, determine the appropriateness of emergency plans for an occupancy and the ability of the fire department to gain access to a facility.
Requirements for Certification: Candidates shall be at least 18 years of age.Complete a practical skills examination with a "Passing" score.Complete an 100 question written examination with a passing score of 70% or higher
Reference List: IFSTA Fire Inspection and Code Enforcement, 7th Edition, 1st Printing.Jones and Bartlett Fire Inspector: Principles and Practice.NFPA 1031 Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Inspector and Plan Examiner, 2014 Edition